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  • A Kingdom Of The Receptive

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 178 ratings

    The parable of the sower shows us how we are to receive the good news of Jesus Christ

    A Kingdom of the Receptive Matthew 13.1-17 September 14, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. Ben Franklin’s Field of Plaster: Ben Franklin was known for his outrageous experiments, one such experiment revealed that plaster could be sown with crops to help them grow, when he shared his discovery more

  • How Receptive Are You?

    Contributed by Mark Beaird on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 170 ratings

    The four types of ground Jesus spoke of in Mt 13:18-23 are likened to four personality types seen in people.

    HOW RECEPTIVE ARE YOU? © 2000 Mark Beaird Text: Matthew 13:18-23 n President Franklin D. Roosevelt got tired of smiling that big smile and saying the usual things at all those White House receptions. So, one evening he decided to find out whether anybody was paying attention to what he was more

  • Choking On The World Series

    Contributed by Steve Hanchett on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 79 ratings

    How attraction to and choice of this world demonstrates the condition of the heart.

    “Choking on the World” Steve Hanchett, pastor Berry Road Baptist Church “Now, he who received the seek among the thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful." -Matthew 13:22- “But they all with one accord more

  • Faith Tested By Persecution Series

    Contributed by Steve Hanchett on Dec 3, 2000
    based on 94 ratings

    Message shows how God uses trials to allow our faith to be tested.

    Steve Hanchett, pastor Berry Road Baptist Church “But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy; yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, more

  • The Progression Of The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 7, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    exposition on Matt ch 13

    THE PROGRESSION OF THE KINGDOM Matthew 13 v. 1 - 43 1. The place v. 1 by the sea-side i.e. perhaps because of rejection 2. The plan v. 3 parables - to teach truth and make it interesting, to apply truth and make it practical, to conceal truth (from rebels and scoffers) and make it hard to more

  • Understanding The Kingdom Of Heaven Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 84 ratings

    "The Kingdom" is a mystery to many Christians--Is it physical or spiritual? On earth or elsewhere? Present or Future? The Bible’s answers on some of these questions may surprise you. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Understanding the Kingdom Of Heaven [Prelude to “Parables of Power” Series] Matthew 13:11 The general "theme" of Jesus’ parables is "the kingdom of heaven" a. Many of the parables start with "The kingdom of heaven is like..." - Mt more

  • Pre Marriage Relationships

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    A painfully honest sermon, about developing a Godly pre-marriage relationship, from two people who failed God and had to fall upon His mercy. This was preached by my wife and I.

    Relationships – How to develop a godly relationship We are going to talk about relationships before marriage today. The first thing that I want to say is that we didn’t do everything right. In fact we made a lot of mistakes and had some failures along the way. We want to share some of those more

  • Which Type Of Soil Are You? Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    The kingdom begins with us, what will we choose to do with the Good News about the kingdom, which soil will we choose to be?

    What comes to your mind when I say the kingdom of heaven or the kingdom of God (since they are used interchangeably in the gospels)? [Allow the congregation to give their input]. Perhaps pearly gates, gold streets, the throne room of God himself? Most of our thoughts of the kingdom revolve more

  • The Parable Of The Sower And The Seed Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jun 22, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Today we have the first occasion where Matthew uses the word parable. And, as we have seen in the past, the first time that something occurs in the Bible is very important to note and pay special attention to.

    The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like… – Part 1 The Parable Of The Sower And The Seed Matthew 13:1-23 The very first phrase of the first verse of our passage today says a great deal about our Lord and His approach to ministry. We have already seen what a full day He has had. We know from the flow of the more

  • Lessons For Modern-Day Sowers Of The Word

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Most messages on this parable discuss it from the standpoint of the four soils. I want to look at it in terms of what it teaches us about doing ministry today. I find at least eight principles that both challenge and encourage us.

    Lessons for Modern-Day Sowers of the Word Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23 The last few days I have been meditating on the famous parable of the seed and the sower. It is obviously important because is found in three different places in the gospels (with Jesus’ explanation in parenthesis): Matthew 13:3-9 more

  • Part 1 - The Sower & The Seed Series

    Contributed by Pastor Bruce A. Shields on Jul 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Part 1 of this series talks about the Word of God as a seed, and how we are to sow this seed among people.

    The Commission Part 1 – The Sower & the Seed Pastor Bruce A. Shields House of Faith – WELCOME † Good Friday Evening Service – April 6th at 6:00PM † Sunday Morning Resurrection Day Service at 11:00AM † Open House on Saturday April 14th from 1:00PM – 6:00PM INTRODUCTION TO more

  • Life's Greatest Influences

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jul 15, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    This message examines scripture that describes Life’s Greatest Influences. Three influences lead people away from God and one influence leads people to God.

    Three Verses One -Life’s Greatest Influences- Matthew 13:18-23 This morning I want to examine scripture that describes Life’s Greatest Influences. I’m titled the message, “Three Verses One.” I want us to look at three influences that lead people away from God and one influence that leads people more

  • The Dangers Of Drifting

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    We cannot be effective for Christ if we drift

    The Dangers of Drifting Hebrews 2:1 gives us a specific warning for just this type of spiritual situation. We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. How many Christians have drifted their way to a loss of their faith? How many here today more

  • Recognizing The Receptive Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 13, 2007

    We are called to reach out those around us with the hope and message of the gospel.

    Recognizing the Receptive Series: Spring Life - Identify Matthew 13:1-9, Luke 19:1-10 March 4, 2007 Morning Service This message was prepared using the Springlife materials supplied by the Wesleyan Headquarters. Introduction When I was young, we always planted a garden at my grandmother’s house. more

  • Parable Of The Sower Series

    Contributed by James Parker on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    An illiterated sermon on the Sower & the Seed.

    The Parable of "The Sower" Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. 2 And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. 3 And he spake many things unto them in more